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Saudi Arabia national football team

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Sub-confederation  WAFF (West Asia)
FIFA code  KSA
Arena/Stadium  King Abdullah Sports City
Captain  Osama Hawsawi
Top scorer  Majed Abdullah (71)
Founded  1956
Manager  Bert van Marwijk
Head coach  Bert van Marwijk

Nickname(s)  الصقور الخضر (Green Falcons)
Most caps  Mohamed Al-Deayea (178)
Current  56 8 (9 February 2017)
Association  Saudi Arabian Football Federation
Confederation  Asian Football Confederation (Asia)
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The Saudi Arabia national football team (Arabic: المنتخب السعودي لكرة القدم‎‎) represents Saudi Arabia in association football. It is known by its fans as Al-Suqour (The Falcons), Al-Khodor (The Green). Considered one of Asia's most successful national teams, Saudi Arabia has won the Asian Cup three times (1984, 1988, and 1996) and qualified for the World Cup four consecutive times ever since debuting at the 1994 tournament.

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In the 1994 World Cup, Saudi Arabia upset seeded Belgium and beat Morocco in the group stage before falling to Sweden in the Round of 16. Saudi Arabia was dismissed in the first round of the next three Cup tournaments.

Saudi Arabia national football team History and achievements of Saudi Arabian National Football Team

The Saudi Arabian football team was once regarded as a powerhouse of Asian football, but since 2010, they have been on the verge of decline.

Saudi Arabia national football team Popular sport in Saudi Arabia

International

  • FIFA Confederations Cup:
  • Continental

  • AFC Asian Cup:
  • Asian Games
  • Regional

  • Gulf Cup of Nations:
  • Arab Nations Cup:
  • Other

  • Afro-Asian Cup of Nations:
  • Pan Arab Games
  • 2005 Islamic Solidarity Games
  • Current squad

    Saudi Arabia national football team ArRiyadh City Web Site History and achievements of Saudi Arabian
  • The following 26 players are called up for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification:
  • Match date: 23 and 28 March 2017
  • Opposition:  Thailand and  Iraq
  • Caps and goals are correct as of 14 January 2017, after the match against Cambodia.
  • Recent call-ups

    The following players have also been called up to the Saudi Arabia squad within the last 12 months.

    Notes:

  • SUS Player suspended
  • INJ Player withdrew from the squad due to an injury
  • RET Retired from the national team
  • Managerial history

    Updated 10 August 2015.

    Records

    As of 29 November 2015

    References

    Saudi Arabia national football team Wikipedia


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